AltaPacific Bancorp Reports Earnings for Second Quarter 2016

SANTA ROSA, Calif. – (BUSINESS WIRE) – July 15, 2016 - AltaPacific Bancorp (OTCBB: ABNK), the parent company of AltaPacific Bank, today reported year-to-date net income totaling $2,082,000, or $0.36 per diluted share, and quarterly net income totaling $1,131,000, or $0.19 per diluted share, for the period ending June 30, 2016, respectively.

Assets for the Company totaled $356,841,000 at June 30, 2016, representing a decrease of $6.6 million (1.8%) over March 31, 2016 and an increase of $11.1 million (3.2%) over December 31, 2015. At June 30, 2016, gross loans totaled $232,372,000 representing a decrease of $7.4 million (3.1%) over March 31, 2016 and an increase of $6.9 million (3.1%) over December 31, 2015. Deposits totaled $265,908,000 at June 30, 2016, representing an increase of $6.7 million (2.6%) over March 31, 2016 and an increase of $3.5 million (1.3%) over December 31, 2015.

At June 30, 2016 the Allowance for Loan and Lease Losses totaled $3,335,000, representing 1.7% of gross loans originated. The loans acquired through mergers and acquisitions are acquired at their fair market value. In accordance with generally accepted accounting principles, no allowance was provided for the acquired loans at June 30, 2016. In addition, at June 30, 2016 nonaccrual loans totaled $239,000 and there were no other loans past due in excess of 30 days.

In April, 2016, the Company’s Board of Directors authorized an extension of the share repurchase program for an additional $1.0 million of the Company’s common stock through April 30, 2017. During 2016, the Company repurchased and retired 90,000 shares at an average cost of $9.45.

“The first few months of 2016 have been a very busy time for our Company,” reported Charles O. Hall, President and Chief Executive Officer. Continuing, Mr. Hall stated, “In February we opened a new office in Riverside and we have just completed the relocation of our headquarters and main branch in Santa Rosa. Additionally, our Inland Empire Branch is in the process of relocating from Rancho Cucamonga to Ontario. Furthermore, on July 10th of this year we celebrated the 10th anniversary of the opening of AltaPacific Bank.” Mr. Hall concluded his remarks by stating, “Our Company has experienced a tremendous amount of success during our brief history. We are so very pleased with the opportunity we have had to serve our customers and stakeholders and believe AltaPacific is well positioned for the future.”

AltaPacific Bancorp is the parent company for AltaPacific Bank. The Company’s stock trades over the counter under the symbol ABNK. AltaPacific Bank is an independent business bank headquartered in Santa Rosa, California and has additional banking offices in Covina, Rancho Cucamonga, Riverside and Temecula, California. The bank is focused on meeting the specialized needs of small to medium-sized businesses and professionals throughout California. For additional information, please contact us at (707) 236-1500 or online at

The following is a summary of the company’s financial performance (unaudited) as of June 30, 2016:

(Dollars in thousands) December 31, 2015 March 31, 2016 June 30, 2016
Gross Loans $ 225,465 $ 239,810 $ 232,372
Allowance for Loan Losses 3,235 3,235 3,335
Net Loans 222,230 236,575 229,037
Total Assets 345,747 363,488 356,841
Total Deposits 262,433 259,222 265,908
Shareholders’ Equity 52,303 53,140 55,355


  Three Month Period Ending Six Month Period Ending
(Dollars in thousands,  
except per share amounts) 
March 31, 2016 June 30, 2016 June 30, 2015 June 30, 2016
Interest Income $ 4,662 $ 5,888 $ 10,911 $ 10,550
Interest Expense 362 363 655 725
Net Interest Income 4,300 5,525 10,256 9,825
Provision for Loan Losses - 100 -- 100
Noninterest Income 292 229 494 521
Noninterest Expense 2,995 3,732 6,231 6,727
Pretax Income 1,597 1,922 4,519 3,519
Provision for Income Taxes 646 791 1,867 1,437
Net Income 951 1,131 2,652 2,082
Return on Average Assets 1.07% 1.26% 1.57% 1.17%
Return on Average Equity 7.22% 8.34% 10.62% 7.77%
Efficiency Ratio 65.22% 64.86% 57.96% 65.02%
EPS Basic $ 0.17 $ 0.20 $ 0.46 $ 0.37
EPS Diluted $ 0.16 $ 0.19 $ 0.45 $ 0.36
Book Value Per Common Share $ 9.41 $ 9.55 $ 8.82 $ 9.55

Forward-Looking Statements
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